— My college app essay (via wumbol0gist)
TODAY IN CLASS THIS CHICK WAS PASSING OUT A PACKET AND SHE JUST THREW MINE AT ME AND I SAID “Yo don’t fuckin throw that shit at me like I’m a stripper.” AND EVERYONE AROUND ME JUST STARED AT ME AND I REALIZED THAT ITS BC THATS THE FIRST THING IVE SAID IN CLASS SINCE I CAME TO THIS SCHOOL AND JFC
You’ll make so many new friends
In a New York Times op-ed about BuzzFeed’s move into books, Bob Garfield considers the demise of the negative review.
Though coming from a very different place, I recently wrote a similarly-spirited piece on the critic as celebrator for Harvard’s Nieman Reports.